Thursday, January 29, 2015

This Weekend

  • Microbrewery Bash: Green Flash Brewing Pint Night

    Pound pints of four hop-heavy craft beers from the award-winning San Diego brewery, including their uber-rare 9th anniversary triple IPA.

    Flash forward: Then dive deeper into Green Flash’s microbrew medley when they take over 20+ taps at Blue Palms Brewhouse on Saturday.

    Tonight 6p. Steingarten LA, 10543 W. Pico Blvd., West LA (310-441-0441). Free. 

    Nearby: Westside Tavern; FOOD; Obikà

  • Nicholson Noir: Chinatown at WME's Screening Room

    Get a rare chance to chill at the uber-agency with a 35mm screening of Roman Polanski’s flawless neo-noir thriller.

    Refreshment stand: Admission includes an open-bar reception with Asahi and Plata wine before and after the film.

    Tonight 7p. William Morris Endeavor Screening Room, 9601 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills (323-465-1404 x234). $30 suggested donation; call or RSVP here.

    Nearby: Sidebar; Bouchon; Honor Bar

  • Nigerian Jams: Femi Kuti & The Positive Force

    Groove to the free-flowing funk and driving African rhythms of the renowned Afro-beat noblesse and his airtight 13-piece backing band.

    Sole power: Tonight opener DJ Jeremy Sole welcomes Emmy Award-winning DJ Jedi to his weekly afro-funk residency.

    Fri 8p. El Rey Theatre, 5515 Wilshire Blvd., Mid-City West (323-936-6400). $30 here.

    Nearby: Umami Burger; Little Bar; Busby's

  • Carving Coaching: Pork Butchery Class

    Learn how to extract the prime cuts of meat from a whole pig under the tutelage of two professional butchers.

    Tasting table: Afterwards you’ll dig into the pig with plates of braised shank, pork belly, and more.

    Sun 6p. Huntington Meats, 6333 W. 3rd St., Mid-City West (323-938-5383). $100; call for reservations.

    Nearby: The Grove; Molly Malone's; A.O.C.

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